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BAFT-IFSA Highlights Trade Finance Impact from Basel III Leverage Ratio

by User Not Found | Oct 01, 2013
On September 20, BAFT-IFSA issued its response to the June 2013 Basel Committee consultation on a revised Basel III leverage ratio calibration. <a href="http://www.baft-ifsa.com/docs/default-source/policy-department-documents/baft-ifsa-comments-leverage-ratio-2013-09-20-final-(2).pdf?sfvrsn=2">Click here to read the paper</a>

On September 20, BAFT-IFSA issued its response to the June 2013 Basel Committee consultation on a revised Basel III leverage ratio calibration. The letter emphasized the need to adjust the credit conversion factors (CCF) for trade finance instruments to avoid potential unintended consequences emanating from the proposal for downstream clients of financial institutions.
Click here to read the paper